90th Birthday Card for a Co-worker’s Neighbor

This is Steve.  I like to make cards too.

Last year, I reached out to co-workers at work to send my father a birthday card.  I waited too long to ask.  It was his 99th birthday.  He received about 35 birthday cards.  Never in his life had he received so many birthday cards.

Last month a co-worker reached out for a neighbor who is turning 90 this upcoming weekend.  I wanted to try something new so I found a new design on the internet.

This is a simple cart.  It is a bi-fold card.  with a couple of layers on the front.

Laying flat it looks like this.

Here you see how the front is angled.

 

 

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Steve

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Mother’s Day Cards

With Mother’s Day coming up we had the opportunity to make some cards for the mothers in our lives! 

We decided to go with a modified box card for them all, but think they all turned out unique!  We used either paper or silk flowers for them all. We usually put the inserts in the box at the top, middle and bottom.  This time we changed that and on the last one you  can see that the inserts actually stick up higher than the box edge!

This is where the inserts stick above the top of the box.

These didn’t fit in the normal envelope but we put them in a 6×9.

 

Let me show you and your friends how to make these fun box cards! Schedule your girls night out today!!!

 

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Lu

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UpCycle

Have you had a week where you just can’t seem to get your table cleared off enough to do anything?  Well that has been this week for us!!  So as we were trying to come up with something for the blog we finished off a bottle of laundry soap.  As you probably know I am big on upcycling so I told Steve to save it. He is so sick of me saving every jar and container and toilet paper roll!!! lol lol lol

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So with just about 30 minutes to do something I decided to get this one ready to move to the for sale section! I think I will put something else on it when I get some other jars ready to go with it , so that the set will have a common decoration.  I just went into my designs and picked one I liked, sized it, cut it and applied it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We will post again when we have the whole set done.

Thanks for stopping by!

Lu

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Birthday Cards

We have had a couple of birthdays in our family so today we are showing you the cards we made. One was for our granddaughter that likes sloths and the other was for our son-in-law.

 

Our granddaughter’s is a variation on the pull card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the son-in-laws is a variation of one I saw on the internet and our box card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It’s so fun to challenge yourself and come up with something unique to each person! Thanks to Steve for all his help in the designing process!

 

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Lu

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Butterfly Card Kit

This fun kit is all about the butterflies! We have just 2 sets that are ready to be put together! It’s the perfect opportunity to have some girl time with your BFF! There are 8 cards with envelopes and all the goodies you need to make them! You can schedule a time to come to us and put them together or just get together at your house! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have 2 of these kits available. If we have the participation we will add more classes like this!

We can hold a class at our location for you to come and make up the kit.  Price is $16 plus tax.  You need to bring your own adhesives (tape runner, pop ups, glue dots, and liquid glue)

If you would would like me to make you up a set, the price will be $20 plus tax (additional shipping charges if you need it shipped)

 

Thanks for reading our blog!

Lu

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Odds and Ends

We all have odds and ends, 1 card base left from a set, one sticker left on a sheet or that too cool not to buy half sheet of paper! I know I have a lot more than then normal person!! LOL LOL LOL And I am always thinking about how to use them. They are always in the back of my mind.

 

So went to my favorite discount store to find enough of something for the upcoming kid’s class.  We found the things we needed and Steve said “okay are you ready?”  I said “yes”. He made it almost to the check out before he came back to find me!!! LOL He had to do that 2 more times! Why you may ask. Well I thought I saw something that would work with some of my odds and ends!!!

And here they are: one is a sticker and one is a rub on. I don’t usually use rub on things but it was too good to pass up!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And here is what they helped get out of my stash!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rub on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for taking the time to stop by!

Lu

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More Fun Slide Cards

We are trying to figure out how to make these cards and have them work better! So here are another couple that aren’t quite right but got sent to friends for their birthdays!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for sharing our fun!

 

Lu

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Carrots

I have a couple of friends that have birthdays this time of year and for one of them it is kind of a tradition that I get here something Easter related.

So this year I made her this fun carrot door hanging!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And this one for my other friend!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And one that is for sale!  The price is $10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks for stopping by!

Lu

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Card Kits

We know some of you are card makers and some of you would like to be. Well here’s a kit that will make it fast and easy to make up10 cards very quickly! All materials (except adhesives)  come in the kit and if you need help we are ready to walk you through it! Or maybe you need a girls night out with your friends and want to come here and make them!  Price is $20 plus tax

We have 2 of these kits available. If we have the participation we will add more classes like this!

We can hold a class at our location for you to come and make up the kit.  Price is $20 plus tax.  You need to bring your own adhesives (tape runner, pop ups, glue dots, and liquid glue)

If you would would like me to make you up a set, the price will be $25 plus tax (additional shipping charges if you need it shipped)

 

Thanks for reading our blog!

Lu

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Kid’s Crafts

We had someone ask if we could teach a kid’s craft class.  Lu did that for a semester in Utah so we said yes! Here are a couple of the things we came up with!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We have some more ideas and will post them as soon as we get the sample done!!!

 

If anyone is interested in having their child come to a class the cost is $10.00  and includes all supplies! With the space we have currently, we could have 4-6 kids per class! Just shot us an email if you are interested and we will get some scheduled!

 

Thanks for stopping by our blog!

 

Lu

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